Definition of Cantoning

1. Verb. (present participle of canton) ¹



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Definition of Cantoning

1. canton [v] - See also: canton

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cantoning

cantingly
cantings
cantion
cantions
cantle
cantled
cantles
cantlet
cantlets
cantlie line
cantling
canto
canton
cantonal
cantoned
cantoning (current term)
cantonize
cantonized
cantonizes
cantonizing
cantonment
cantonments
cantons
cantoon
cantoons
cantopop
cantor
cantoral
cantorial
cantoris

Literary usage of Cantoning

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1. Correspondence of the American Revolution: Being Letters of Eminent Men to by Jared Sparks (1853)
"... be a more perfect guide to my conduct, in making the preparations for cantoning the army. I am, with great respect, Your Excellency's ..."

2. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1885)
"Mr. Sargent, in his Introduction to the two Journals of the Expedition, says, " St. Glair had arranged an absurd plan for cantoning them [the troops] in ..."

3. Memoirs of the Life of the Right Hon. Warren Hastings, First Governor by George Robert Gleig (1841)
"Dear Sir,—Notwithstanding the discretionary power which, before this reaches you, -you will have received from the Board respecting the cantoning the ..."

4. A Sketch of Suwarow, and His Last Campaign: With Observations on Mr. Alison by Edward Nevil Macready (1851)
"... and nothing but mystification or delusion can seek to represent them as any way affected by the subsequent cantoning of the army on the 6th April. ..."

5. Heraldry, historical and popular by Charles Boutell (1863)
"57 : Arg., the Cross of St. George cantoning a sword erect gu. CREST : A dragon's wing, expanded to the sinister, arg., ..."

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